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Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001, on Trademarks (as amended up to Royal Decree-Law No. 23/2018 of December 21, 2018), Spain

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Year of Version 2018 Dates Amended up to: December 28, 2018 Entry into force: July 31, 2002 Published: December 8, 2001 Promulgated: December 7, 2001 Type of Text Main IP Laws   Subject Matter Trademarks, Trade Names Subject Matter (secondary) Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Competition, Geographical Indications, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Notes This consolidated text of December 27, 2018 of Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001, on Trademarks incorporates all the amendments up to 'Royal Decree-Law No. 23/2018 of December 21, 2018, on the Transposition of Directives on Trademarks, Rail Transport and Package Travel and Related Travel Services', which was published in the Official Gazette on December 27, 2018, and entered into force on December 28, 2018.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Spanish Ley Nº 17/2001, de 7 de diciembre de 2001, de Marcas (modificada por el Real Decreto-ley Nº 23/2018, de 21 de diciembre de 2018) PDF HTML
Related Legislation Implements (1 text(s)) Implements (1 text(s))
Directive No. 2008/95/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 22 October 2008 to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks (codified version) (EU056)
Supersedes (4 text(s)) Supersedes (4 text(s))
Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001, on Trademarks (as amended up to Law No. 24/2015 of July 24, 2015, on Patents)(ES192)
Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001, on Trademarks (as amended up to Law No. 2/2011 of March 4, 2011)(ES164)
Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001, on Trademarks (as amended up to Law No. 20/2003 of July 7, 2003, on Legal Protection of Industrial Designs)(ES080)
Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001, on Trademarks(ES086)
Is amended by (5 text(s)) Is amended by (5 text(s))
Law No. 2/2011 of March 4, 2011, on Sustainable Economy (as amended up to Law No. 1/2018 of March 6, 2018) (ES254)
Law No. 24/2015 of July 24, 2015, on Patents (as amended by Law No. 6/2018 of July 3, 2018) (ES215)
Royal Decree-Law No. 23/2018 of December 21, 2018, on the Transposition of Directives in the field of Trademarks, Rail Transport and Package Travel and Related Travel Services (ES243)
Law No. 39/2010 of December 22, 2010, on the General State Budget for 2011 (as amended up to Royal Legislative Decree N° 5/2015 of October 30, 2015) (ES214)
Law No. 19/2006 of June 5, 2006, on the Extension of the Means of Protection of Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights and Laying Down Procedural Rules for the Facilitation of the Application of Various Community Regulations (ES107)
Is implemented by (3 text(s)) Is implemented by (3 text(s))
Regulation on the Implementation of Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001, on Trademarks (approved by Royal Decree No. 687/2002 of July 12, 2002, and amended up to Royal Decree No. 306/2019 of April 26, 2019) (ES241)
Royal Decree No. 306/2019 of April 26, 2019, on Amendments to the Regulation on the Implementation of Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001, on Trademarks, approved by Royal Decree No. 687/2002 of July 12, 2002 (ES242)
Order IET/1186/2015, of June 16, 2015, on the Establishment of the Public Prices of the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (ES184)

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Historical Versions Repeals (2 text(s)) Repeals (2 text(s))
Law No. 32/1988 of November 10, 1988, on Trademarks (as amended by Law No. 14/1999 of May 4, 1999, on Fees and Prices Charged to the Public for Services Rendered by the Council for Nuclear Safety) (ES072)
Industrial Property Code (Royal Decree-Law of July 26, 1929, as amended by Law No. 12/1975 on the Protection of Plant Varieties and by Law No. 17/1975 of May 2, 1975, Creating the Autonomous Body, the “Registry of Industrial Property”) (ES005)


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